traumatic neuroma


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neuroma

 [noo͡-ro´mah]
a tumor or new growth largely made up of nerve cells and nerve fibers. adj., adj neurom´atous.
acoustic neuroma a benign tumor within the auditory canal arising from the eighth cranial (acoustic) nerve. Hearing loss begins in the teens or early 20's and may be surgically managed. Acoustic neuroma is a manifestation of Type II neurofibromatosis.
amputation neuroma traumatic neuroma occurring after amputation of a limb or other part.
neuroma cu´tis neuroma in the skin.
false neuroma one that does not contain nerve elements.
plexiform neuroma one made up of contorted nerve trunks.
neuroma telangiecto´des one containing an excess of blood vessels.
traumatic neuroma an unorganized bulbous or nodular mass of nerve fibers and Schwann cells produced by hyperplasia of nerve fibers and their supporting tissues after accidental or purposeful sectioning of the nerve.

trau·mat·ic neu·ro·ma

the nonneoplastic proliferative mass of Schwann cells and neurites that may develop at the proximal end of a severed or injured nerve.

traumatic neuroma

n.
A proliferation of Schwann cells and axons that may develop at the proximal end of a severed or injured nerve.

traumatic neuroma

a mass of nerve elements and fibrous tissue produced by the proliferation of Schwann cells and fibroblasts after severe injury to a nerve. A kind of traumatic neuroma is amputation neuroma.

trau·mat·ic neu·ro·ma

(traw-mat'ik nūr-ō'mă)
The nonneoplastic proliferative mass of Schwann cells and neurites that may develop at the proximal end of a severed or injured nerve.
Synonym(s): amputation neuroma, false neuroma.

trau·mat·ic neu·ro·ma

(traw-mat'ik nūr-ō'mă)
The nonneoplastic proliferative mass of Schwann cells and neurites that may develop at the proximal end of a severed or injured nerve.
Synonym(s): amputation neuroma, false neuroma.

neuroma

a tumor or new growth largely made up of nerve cells and nerve fibers.

acoustic neuroma
a benign tumor within the auditory canal arising from the eighth cranial (acoustic) nerve.
amputation neuroma
traumatic neuroma occurring after amputation of an extremity or part.
traumatic neuroma
an unorganized bulbous or nodular mass of nerve fibers and Schwann cells produced by hyperplasia of nerve fibers and their supporting tissues after accidental or purposeful sectioning of the nerve.
References in periodicals archive ?
We performed an extensive immunohistochemical study of the traumatic neuroma.
Normally a traumatic neuroma has a dense fibrous appearance with little vascularity.
Another theory is that the arteriovenous aneurysm might have been part of the resected lesion, and the traumatic neuroma might have been the consequence of the incomplete surgical excision.
Traumatic neuromas in the beak stump after trimming have been implicated as a cause of chronic pain in commercial hens (Breward and Gentle, 1985; Gentle, 1986b; Lunam et al.